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Health Ministry announces one death, 122 new cases

Daily new cases and hospitalizations maintained their positive downward trend, with President Anastasiades expected to hear suggestions for relaxations from experts on Monday


The Health Ministry on Wednesday announced one coronavirus fatality and 122 new cases, raising the death toll to 179 and total cases detected so far to 29,758.

The fatality involved an 82-year-old man who suffered from underlying conditions.

The new cases emerged after 9,635 tests were conducted. Of the 122 new cases, 44 involved people who tested positive to a rapid test.

The remaining 37 were contacts, one was an airport arrival, 31 were people who took the initiative to get tested, and 10 were people who got tested at general hospitals.

Cyprus hospitals are currently treating 179 patients, 58 of which are in critical condition.

61 patients are in the Famagusta general hospital, seven of which are in the ICU. The Nicosia general hospital is also treating 63 patients, 35 of which are in the ICU. 53 more coronavirus patients are at the Limassol general hospital where six are in the ICU, while an additional two are at the Makario hospital in Nicosia.

Experts to table relaxation proposals before President on Monday

President, Nicos Anastasiades will on Monday morning preside over a meeting of the scientific advisory committee on coronavirus.

The experts are expected to brief Anastasiades on the current epidemiological situation of the island, and table their suggestions on how to go about the gradual relaxation of restriction measures that are set to expire at the end of the month. The Cabinet is tasked with taking final decisions.


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